Ratings information for most of Wednesday's primetime programs was unreliable in preliminary nationals from Nielsen due to break-in coverage for the outset of the war on Iraq.
Fox again cleaned up with a two-hour "American Idol" on Tuesday, topping the evening's combined demo scores of the other major networks, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Fox's "American Idol" and CBS' "CSI" were last week's top-rated programs among young adults, but it was a more balanced NBC that moved atop the network demo rankings for the first time since January.
NBC grabbed a demo victory on Monday, although preliminary Nielsen ratings for individual programs on all nets were subject to change given President Bush's roughly 15-minute speech at the outset of…
NBC's first-year drama "Boomtown" surged to best-since-premiere numbers on Sunday and easily defeated ABC's struggling "Dragnet." Night also saw a pair of new comedies, Fox's "Oliver Beene" and CBS'…
Fox has captured another Sunday in key demos behind a comedy block that saw more strong numbers from newcomer "Oliver Beene," while CBS' new laffer "My Big Fat Greek Life" maintained its week-ago…
Fox and the WB are two of the season's hottest nets, and a good part of their success can be chalked up to gender equity. The traditionally testosterone-tilting Fox and femme-focused Frog are…
Although it hardly needs any, Fox's "American Idol" picked up ratings momentum as the talent show's field narrowed to a dozen. Tuesday's two-hour seg, featuring performances by each of the finalists…
Fox cruised to victory on Tuesday, as the second half of a two-hour "American Idol" surged to huge numbers and easily topped its (largely repeat) combined broadcast competition, according to…
Fox made it a record six straight weekly primetime victories in the key young-adult demo, but for the first time during that stretch, it was another net's reality skein -- CBS' "Survivor" -- that was…